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THE PARALLEL POST

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Kickoff

Join us on Saturday, January 5th from 9 AM to 3 PM for the kickoff of the 2019 season of FRC! We will be inviting other teams to join us in evaluating strategy for next year's game, Destination: Deep Space. Other details TBD and will be announced before kickoff.

What's going on:

 

Subteams

  • Build: started teaching CAD curriculum in Fusion 360 on Microsoft Surface Pros; made cart for competition pit; started revamping 2016 robot

  • Business: prepared and presented parent meeting presentation; organized team ramen party

  • Design: began vectorization of mission patches and started the merchandise development process

  • Electronics: prepared the subteam for the electronics test which determines ability to help other teams at competition and to work on the robot

  • Media: updated archives

  • Outreach: worked on planning future events; made newsletter

  • Programming: started writing code with WPILib in Java, testing it, and debugging it; prepared to switch to using Microsoft Visual Studio instead of Cloud9 as an IDE

  • Safety: kept people safe

  • Strategy: analyzed past games and how to scout them

Other News

  • prepared for kickoff

Recent Events:

Brunswick Eruption
North Brunswick High School
November 10th, 2018


We had a great time at our last offseason, Brunswick Eruption! Even though we didn't make it to playoffs, our freshmen got important experience working in the pits and scouting in the stands. We also competed with our new, second robot of the season, a team first. Thanks to everyone who attended!

Upcoming Events:

2019 Season Kickoff
MHS Auditorium
January 5th, 2018


Join us on Saturday, January 5th from 9 AM to 3 PM for the kickoff of the 2019 season of FRC! We will be inviting other teams to join us in evaluating strategy for next year's game, Destination: Deep Space. Other details TBD and will be announced before kickoff.

We have an open-door mentor policy: whether you have a half-hour or three hours we can always use another hand during the week. Our meetings are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3–6 P.M. starting January. Reach out to Mrs. Gerstein, Mr. Moskowitz, or Mrs. Tenenbaum for more information.

Thank you to our unparalleled mentors and sponsors!

If interested in sponsorship, contact us!

Sponsor Benefit Specifications        Team Information Packet

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